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An·ka·ra

 (ăng′kər-ə, äng′-) Formerly An·cy·ra (ăn-sī′rə) and An·go·ra (ăng-gôr′ə, ăng′gər-ə)
The capital of Turkey, in the west-central part of the country. An important commercial center from ancient times until the late 19th century, the city declined until it replaced Istanbul as the capital in 1923.

Ankara

(ˈæŋkərə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Turkey: an ancient city in the Anatolian highlands: first a capital in the 3rd century bc, in the Celtic kingdom of Galatia. Pop: 3 593 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Ancyra Former name (until 1930): Angora

An•ka•ra

(ˈæŋ kər ə)

n.
the capital of Turkey, in the central part. 2,782,200.
Formerly, Angora.
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Noun1.Ankara - the capital of TurkeyAnkara - the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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